Video inspection for less.
Two firms recently came out with low-cost video inspection systems suitable for smaller shops with limited QC budgets.
* The Sprint Mini from RAM Optical Instrumentation, Inc. (ROI (Return On Investment) The monetary benefits derived from having spent money on developing or revising a system. In the IT world, there are more ways to compute ROI than Carter has liver pills (and for those of you who never heard of that expression, it means a lot). ), Rochester, N.Y., is said to break the low-price barrier at $9885. It has a 6.5:1 zoom lens that provides up to 75X magnification of live video imaging on a color monitor. It also has integral digital readout (1) A small display device that typically shows only a few digits or a couple of lines of data.
(2) Any display screen or panel. with electronic skew (1) The misalignment of a document or punch card in the feed tray or hopper that prohibits it from being scanned or read properly.
(2) In facsimile, the difference in rectangularity between the received and transmitted page. adjustment and fiber-optic ring lighting. Tel: (480) 5053506, www.ramoptical.com
* A new family of six manual video measurement and inspection systems comes from Optical Gaging Products, Inc., Rochester, N.Y. SmartScope MVP (Multimedia Video Processor) A high-speed DSP chip from Texas Instruments, introduced in 1994. Officially introduced as the TMS320C80, it combines RISC technology with the functionality of four DSPs on one chip. systems are also said to be low cost, though the company would not specify prices. These benchtop models have measurement ranges from 6 x 3 x 5 in. to 12 x 12 x 6 in., a 6.5:1 zoom lens with manual or motorized mo·tor·ize
tr.v. mo·tor·ized, mo·tor·iz·ing, mo·tor·iz·es
1. To equip with a motor.
2. To supply with motor-driven vehicles.
3. To provide with automobiles. operation, high-resolution color CCD camera, manually operated x-y-z stages, and 1-micron linear scales. Standard controls include dual LCD displays, sealed membrane keypad, illumination controls, preprogrammed functions, and a 13-in. color monitor that displays live, magnified images. Units can be configured for semi-automatic measurement. Tel: (585) 544-0450, www.ogpnet.com